About our team

Eric Falkenberg-Poetz B.COMM., CIM, FCSI
Director, Wealth Management, Investment Advisor

As a Partner and equity owner of Richardson GMP, Eric brings 20 years of industry experience to his work as an Investment Advisor. He focuses on coordinating the wealth planning process to help clients articulate their goals and identify effective strategies and investments to serve their lifestyle and legacy needs.

Eric has a Bachelor of Commerce degree and his previous work experience with Coopers & Lybrand and Peat Marwick Thorne provides him with a wealth of tax and business expertise. He holds both the CIM (Canadian Investment Manager) and FCSI (Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute) designations.

Michael Pidhirniak CFP
Investment Advisor

Mike has over 10 years of industry experience and is responsible for managing our Client Service Promise. He builds model portfolios, develops comprehensive financial plans and works with clients’ outside professionals to deliver integrated strategies specific to each client.

Mike’s responsibilities include meeting with clients for annual planning sessions, assisting and managing the work flow of the practice on a daily basis and strengthening and maintaining client and strategic partner relationships. Mike also holds the CFP (Certified Financial Planner) designation and a diploma in Finance.

Anne Marie Jess
Associate Investment Advisor

Anne Marie has 15 years of financial industry experience and is a graduate from McMaster University. She has also completed her Canadian Securities and Conduct and Practices Handbook courses.

She is responsible for gathering, updating and maintaining the Wealth Management Planning document, cash management and providing administrative support to help our team deliver service to the highest standards.

Mikayla Siemens BBA

Mikayla brings 3 years of experience to her role and is responsible for all administrative aspects of the practice, sourcing and updating client’s wealth management planning documents and assisting with the creation of financial plans. Highly responsible and meticulous, she takes great pride in building relationships and ensuring every client has an organized and structured wealth management planning experience. Mikayla is a graduate of the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT). In her spare time, Mikayla enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She spends the majority of her weekends at her family cabin at Pigeon Lake where she enjoys boating, snowmobiling, and anything involving the outdoors! Growing up, Mikayla played many sports, her favorite being volleyball. To stay active, she continues to play in a co-ed volleyball league.

Please contact us to setup an appointment at FPFG@RichardsonGMP.com